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Salvia greggii ‘Wild Thing’


Salvia greggii 'Wild Thing' is a vigorous selection with cherry pink flowers blooming constantly from June to frost.

Salvia greggii 'Wild Thing' is a fast growing selection with cherry pink flowers with deep red calyces. It will bloom constantly with hundreds of flowers from June to November driving you, your garden visitors and butterflies and hummingbirds wild with luscious colour (and nectar). Makes a super easy and appealing container plant for the patio, or combine with other deep purple, blue and white perennials in the garden. Plant in full sun in hot dry spots with well-drained soils. Should be hardy to zone 5b.

Common Name: Autumn Sage

Family: Lamiaceae (The Mint Family)

Zone Hardiness: 6-10

Light: Full Sun

Height: 2-4'

Width: 2-3'

Primary Bloom Colour: Magenta

Secondary Bloom Colour: Red

Class: Semi-evergreen

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Summer

Soil Moisture: Average, Dry

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: No

Benefits: Butterflies, Hummingbirds, Bees

Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Well-drained, rocky slopes. Rocky soils in Central, West and South Texas, and Mexico.


Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America

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